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Mission

The Legislative Services staff interacts with city staff, the Governing Body and the public regarding proposed legislation, including resolutions, bills and ordinances. 

All proposed ordinances and resolutions go through the committee review process. After committee review, resolutions go to the City Council for adoption. Proposed ordinances, which are called bills, go before the City Council as a request to publish a notice of public hearing. Within approximately one month, the City Council holds a public hearing and considers the adoption of the bill.

Contact

Melissa Byers
Legislative Liaison
mdbyers@santafenm.gov
(505) 955-6518

Rebecca Seligman
Legislative Liaison Assistant
rxseligman@santafenm.gov
(505) 955-6501

Address/Location:
200 Lincoln Avenue (Map)
PO Box 909
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Fax:  (505) 955-6748

Pending Legislation 

Following is a table of introduced bills and resolutions which includes the Governing Body sponsor names and proposed committee dates. To view the proposed legislation, click on the Short Title of the legislation.

INTRODUCED PROPOSED ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS
AS OF October 28, 2014
(COMMITTEE DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

 Title

Type of Legislation

Sponsor(s)          
 Committee Review

Canyon Road (remove parking spaces) - Substitute

 

R

Maestas

Ives

Introduced - 10/8/14
Public Safety Committee - 10/21/14 (approved)
Public Works Committee - 10/27/14 (approved)
Finance Committee -  11/3/14
City Council - 11/12/14

ENN Parks

Amendment - (Public Works Committee)

B

Dominguez

Bushee

Introduced - 7/30/14

Parks & Open Spaces Advisory Commission - 8/19/14 (postponed)

Parks & Open Spaces Advisory Commission -9/16/14 (approved)

Planning Commission - 10/2/14 (approved)
Public Works Committee - 10/6/14 (approved w/amendment)
Finance Committee - 10/20/14 (approved)
City Council (request to publish) - 10/29/14 (approved)
City Council (public hearing) - 2/10/14

Historian

R

Gonzales

Ives

Introduced - 7/30/14
Finance Committee - 8/4/14 (postponed)

Finance Committee - 11/3/14
City Council - 11/12/14

Homeless Shelters

R

Rivera

Introduced - 10/8/14
Public Works Committee - 10/27/14 (approved w/amendment)
Finance Committee - 11/3/14
City Council - 11/12/14

Living Wage Compliance

B

Maestas

Introduced - 9/23/14
Immigration Committee - 10/7/14 (approved)
Ccity Business Quality of Life Committee - 10/8/14 (approved)
Finance Committee - 11/3/14
City Council (request to publish) - 11/12/14
City Council (public hearing) - 12/10/14

Living Wage Compliance Program

R

Maestas

Finance Committee - 11/3/14

Council - 12/10/14

Marijuana Clarification

B

Bushee

Lindell

Introduced -  9/10/14
Public Safety Committee - 9/16/14 (did not support)
Finance Committee - 9/29/14 (not approved)
City Council (request to publish) - 10/8/14 (approved)

City Council (public hearing) - 11/12/14

Parking Citations (Administrative Adjudication)

B

Dimas

Introduced - 4/30/14
Public Safety Committee - 6/17/14 (approved)
Public Works Committee - 7/28/14 (approved)
Finance Committee - 8/4/14 (approved)
City Council (request to publish) -  9/10/14
City Council (public hearing) - 10/8/14

Redistricting Commission B

Dominguez

Trujillo

Ives

Introduced - 10/8/14
Public Works Committee - 10/27/14 (approved)
Finance Committee - 11/3/14
City Council (request to publish) - 11/12/14
City Council (public hearing) -  12/10/14

Redistricting _ Call for Members

R

Dominguez

Introduced - 10/8/14
Public Works Committee - 10/27/14 (approved)
Finance Committee - 11/3/14
City Council (request to publish) - 11/12/14
City Council (public hearing) -  12/10/14

Sewer Rates Increase

B #2014-29

Ives

Introduced -  9/10/14
Finance Committee - 9/29/14 (approved)
Public Utilities Committee -10/1/14 (approved)
City Council (request to publish) - 10/8/14 (approved)
City Council (public hearing) - 11/12/14

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